Period
to 27 July 2017

The median annual salary for a 2nd Line Support Engineer was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Second Line Support Engineer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 127 175
Rank change year-on-year -22 +48 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 13 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.49% 0.72% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.75% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 11
Cheshire median annual salary £23,000 £23,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.08% -7.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £20,750 £18,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £28,950 £26,250 £27,250
North West median annual salary £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -10.00% +6.38%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2524 2132 3326
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.71% 96.17% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1978 1840 2577
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

2nd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Cheshire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer in Cheshire.

Salary trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Cheshire

2nd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow -10 5 £21,500 +14.67% 1
Warrington - 4 £24,750 - 1
Northwich +1 1 £21,000 -2.33%
Macclesfield - 1 £28,000 -
2nd Line Support Engineer
North West

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, 2nd Line Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 6 (46.15%) Office 365
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 5 (38.46%) SAN
5 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
5 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
6 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 3 (23.08%) MCP
6 3 (23.08%) MCSE
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Service Management
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 2 (15.38%) Network Management
7 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (15.38%) MCITP
7 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco
7 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
7 2 (15.38%) Apple
7 2 (15.38%) MCSA

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) LAN
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
1 5 (38.46%) VPN
1 5 (38.46%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.69%) Skype
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
5 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
1 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) Network Management
2 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCP
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCITP
2 2 (15.38%) MCSA
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Apple
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) 3Com
4 1 (7.69%) Draytek
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago